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Super Bowl 2018: Watch Leslie Odom Jr. Sing “America The Beautiful”

Leslie Odom Jr. took the stage to perform "America the Beautiful" tonight at Super Bowl LII in Minneapolis. Known for his Tony Award winning role…
Rob Arcand / February 4, 2018

U.S. Cassette Album Sales Rose Thirty-Five Percent in 2017

Cassette album sales continued to show growth in 2017, led by all things Guardians of the Galaxy. Last year, cassette album sales rose by 35 percent to…
Keith Caulfield, Billboard / January 6, 2018

Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Return to Star in Hamilton in Puerto Rico

Playwright Lin-Manuel Miranda has been outspoken about supporting his ancestral country Puerto Rico since Hurricane Maria devastated the island. He'll continue to do so by starring…
Brian Josephs / November 8, 2017

Riz MC Stars in New Video for Hamilton Mixtape’s “Immigrants (We Get the Job Done)”

Hamilton will make its Los Angeles premiere this August. There's an ongoing promotional contest, and now, a new music video from the 23-track mixtape. Lin-Manuel Miranda went on…
Brian Josephs / June 28, 2017

Hamilton Has Found a New Way to Bore Into Your Brain

Hamilton, unlike its namesake, won't die. Lin-Manuel Miranda's hit Tony Award-winning show is making its Los Angeles premiere this August, and to celebrate, he started a…
Brian Josephs / June 27, 2017

Lin-Manuel Miranda Didn’t Like this Listicle About Hamilton Being Annoying

Yesterday, the Observer published "The 14 Lines in Hamilton That Are a Little Bit Annoying," a listicle criticizing Hamilton nearly two years after the Broadway opening. In response, creator Lin-Manuel Miranda followed Observer writer Dana…
Brian Josephs / March 22, 2017

Oscars 2017: Watch Auli’i Cravalho and Lin-Manuel Miranda Perform “How Far I’ll Go”

Auli'i Cravalho and Lin-Manuel Miranda took the Oscars stage to perform "How Far I'll Go," a song the latter wrote for Moana. Miranda is nominated for Original…
Rob Arcand / February 26, 2017

Watch Hamilton’s Schuyler Sisters Add “Sisterhood” While Singing “America the Beautiful” at the Super Bowl

Before the Super Bowl kicked off tonight, Phillipa Soo, Renée Elise Goldsberry and Jasmine Cephas Jones—aka the Schuyler sisters in Hamilton—sang "America the Beautiful." During their performance,…
Jeremy Gordon / February 5, 2017

Congress Sends Bill Cracking Down on Ticket Bots to President Obama

President Obama will consider legislation intended to crack down on ticket scalpers who operate automated software to snap up seats, after the House of Representatives passed it…
Anna Gaca / December 8, 2016

Watch Busta Rhymes, the Roots, and Joell Ortiz Perform “My Shot” From The Hamilton Mixtape

On last night’s The Tonight Show, Busta Rhymes, Joell Ortiz, and the Roots performed "My Shot" from The Hamilton Mixtape. It’s a fine performance, but…
Taylor Berman / December 6, 2016

New Music: Stream The Hamilton Mixtape Now

If you're one of those people who haven't seen Hamilton but would give your right ventricle to, you can get one step closer, spiritually, by…
Winston Cook-Wilson / December 2, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda on Drunk History Is the Closest You’ll Get to Seeing Hamilton

The Nightly Show isn't coming back, but Comedy Central offered a decent consolation by way of last night's Drunk History. Anyone who can't afford Hamilton tickets (which probably…
Brian Josephs / November 30, 2016

Hamilton Sets Box Office Record Following Donald Trump’s Twitter Tantrum

The week after President-elect Donald Trump repeatedly lashed out at the cast of Hamilton on Twitter, the smash musical set a new record for most…
Taylor Berman / November 29, 2016

Hamilton Cast Reads Perfectly Fine Statement to Mike Pence After Show, Trump Demands Apology

Vice-president elect Mike Pence went to see Hamilton on Broadway Friday night. On his way to his seat, members of the audience booed at him. At curtain call,…
Anna Gaca / November 19, 2016

New Music: The Hamilton Mixtape’s “Wait for It” ft. Usher and “Wrote My Way Out” ft. Nas, Dave East and Aloe Blacc

The deluge of Hamilton Mixtape leaks continues with two new tracks: Usher trying out the musical's "Wait for It," and Nas, paired with Dave East and fucking…
Winston Cook-Wilson / November 18, 2016
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